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A Look at Housing Bubbles
20 December 2004 What Is a Housing Bubble? Recent bursts in property appreciation suggest to some observers that we are in a housing bubble. A bubble is a marked price increase fueled partly by expectations that prices will continue to rise. Once that expectation comes into ... more...

Manufactured Housing: A Messy Picture
May 19, 2003, Revised February 14, 2005 What Is a Manufactured House? A manufactured home is built entirely in a factory, transported to a site, and installed there. It is distinguished from "modular", "panelized", and "pre-cut" homes, ... more...

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Interim Financing
Interim Financing A construction loan made during completion of a building or a project. A permanent loan usually replaces this loan after completion. Interim loans are used to bridge the gap between the construction loan and the permanent loan (hence bridge loans) ... more...

Bridge Loan
Bridge Loan A bridge loan is a short-term loan, usually a second mortgage, run for 6 month but may be taken taken out for a period of 2 weeks to 3 years. The borrower's current home (which is usually "for sale") is ... more...

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Lawsuit Loan. A New Funding Product
Lawsuit Loans. No Risk LoansA relatively new source of financing is now available for both individuals and business owners. It is called lawsuit financing, often referred to as lawsuit loans or lawsuit funding. But these are not loans because the money does not have to be paid back unless the case ... more...

Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
FHA loan programs:FHA AccessFHA Cal GoldFHA Rural GoldFHA Mutal Mtg. InsuranceFHA 203 (k)FHA 203 bFHA 251FHA Title I programFHA MIP RefundThe Federal housing administration was created by Congress in 1934 as part of the national housing act. The purpose of the act, and of the FHA, was to generate ... more...

Bridge Loans: Everything You Wanted To Know
As the name implies, bridge loans fulfill a vital need for active developers by giving life to a new project in the months before lenders feel confident enough to make available a construction loan, or a repositioning loan in the case of an existing project. But real estate bridge loans have other ... more...

Investment Decisions and Mortgage Rates as Long-term Rates of Interest
Small businesses often use loans to finance their investment operations. Small retailers finance inventory with loans. Many construction investment companies build condominiums or even single-family homes speculatively, without specific customers lined up. They rely on mortgage rate to pay for ... more...

Tips & Advice On Residential Construction Loans
A lot of people dream about building a new home. Everyone wants a home that will work with their lifestyle and reflect their character and be original and attractive to the eye. Getting a construction home loan can be a scary task. Residential construction loans are different from traditional home ... more...

Home Equity Loan Information - How to Use One Wisely
Using a home equity loan to get out of debt or make improvements to your home is usually a smart move. You have earned the equity, so it only makes sense that you put it to good use. Usually this type of loan offers a lower interest rate than credit cards or traditional loans, so it is a wise ... more...

Mortgage Glossary - A Glossary of Mortgage Terms You Should Know
Acceleration Clause A clause in a mortgage defining that the entire outstanding balance can become due and payable should mortgage default occur. If the entire balance is not paid, the property will be foreclosed.Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) Mortgage with interest rates that may be adjusted by ... more...

How to Find Low Interest Online Loans
Low interest online loans are a wonderful way for individuals who find themselves in need of additional funds to get the money that they need without paying an exceptional amount for it.A person can use their low interest online loans to pay for high-value items such as automobiles or real estate, ... more...

A Quick Guide to Remortgage
Remortgaging means that we are taking a new mortgage to repay an existing one.As time passes, the appreciation in property rates raises the home equity available at the disposal of the homeowner. Remortgaging utilizes this increase in property valuation to get a better deal on debt, or some extra ... more...

Home Mortgage and Financing Terms
Every business has it's jargon and residential real estate is no exception. Mark Nash author of 1001 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home shares commonly used mortgage and financing terms with home buyers and sellers.-Adjustable rate mortgage (ARM): A type of mortgage loan whose interest rate is tied ... more...

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